EXPP SUMMIT Presentation


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National standards on eInvoicing tend to be non interoperable. Different initiatives create different solutions. The EC with projects like PEPPOL are building bridges between eInvoicing communities, allowing for European interoperability.

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EXPP SUMMIT Presentation

  1. 1. 7º EXPP SUMMIT 2011 BARCELONA From national standards to european interoperability Oriol Bausà, Head of Interoperability Group, AMETIC Barcelona, 27th of September 2011
  2. 2. Profile <ul><li>I’ve been working for eInvoicing and b2b since 1998 </li></ul><ul><li>European standardization projects in CEN </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish standardization projects in AMETIC </li></ul><ul><li>Running a service from INVINET: b2brouter.net </li></ul>
  3. 3. How standards proliferate Comic de http://xkcd.com/927/
  4. 4. Why so many standards in Europe? <ul><li>In 2000, Lisbon Agenda wanted Europe as the most knowledge competitive society by 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>European Commission made the development of eProcurement an objective in both the 2002 and the 2005 eEurope Action Plans </li></ul><ul><li>In 2010 Europe realized the Lisbon Agenda failed! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Why we are still struggling with eInvoicing? </li></ul></ul>EC eProcurement Goal
  5. 5. Why so many standards in Europe? EC eProcurement Goal Danish route Italian route Austrian route Spanish route
  6. 6. Spanish Route EC eProcurement Goal AEATCCI Facturae 2.x Facturae 3.2 Facturae 4.0
  7. 7. Result…
  8. 8. Lights and shadows <ul><li>Countries have made efforts to promote eInvoicing </li></ul><ul><li>Most national standards have achieved a high maturity </li></ul><ul><li>National implementations start taking up </li></ul><ul><li>There is still a lack of cross-border interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Some minor legal differences should be resolved </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-border invoicing not yet uptaking </li></ul>
  9. 9. Building European Interoperability <ul><li>From climbing alone to collaborative construction </li></ul><ul><li>EU promotes building interoperability to leverage EU Single Market </li></ul><ul><li>Initiatives driving to EU Interoperability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ISA Programme </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CEN Workshops BII or eINV </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pilots such as PEPPOL or ePRIOR </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. CEN BII <ul><li>Workshop on Business Interoperable Interfaces </li></ul><ul><li>Creates Profiles to be used as Interchange Agreements between parties defining: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Choreography of the process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contents of the documents being exchanged </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business rules constraining documents usage </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. PEPPOL
  12. 12. What about Spain? FACTURAE 4.0
  13. 13. A vision from our traditions <ul><li>Catalonia has a very old tradition: Building CASTELLS </li></ul><ul><li>Reaching a goal as a result of a collective effort. Requirements </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strength – Technique </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Balance – Stability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Courage – Common sense </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work – Effort </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaboration – Fraternity </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Interoperability Castell La Pinya El Folre Stakeholders Service providers ERP Buyers and sellers EC OASIS UN/CEFACT CEN CEN BII CEN INV PEPPOL ePRIOR Pom de dalt? BII 2 MUG
  15. 15. Anxaneta <ul><li>European Interoperability shares some features with an Anxaneta: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Light </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Agile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Brave </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resolute </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Contact : Oriol Bausà [email_address] @oriolbausa http://blog.invinet.org https://www.b2brouter.net Moltes gràcies